TYTRO® Shotcrete System

Advanced. Efficient. Reliable.

TYTRO® is a comprehensive admixture system to reduce shotcrete installed costs, minimize excavation downtime and enhance performance. The system consists of macro fibers and admixtures designed to faster achieve early strength, enhance bond to rock substrate and between layers, and deliver high-performance, high-quality shotcrete with minimum rebound and dust.

Shotcrete practitioners and producers stand to gain major savings on material and installation costs by incorporating TYTRO®. Users can optimize mix cost, minimize rebound, and accelerate cycle times to boost output while achieving desired technical performance and meeting the highest safety standards.

Documents

TYTRO® Product Documents

Product Name Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® HC 250
Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® AE 250
Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® AE 254
Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® MF 120
Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® RM 455
Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® SA 528
Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® SA 530
Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® WR 157
Product Data Sheet
TYTRO® WR 158
Product Data Sheet

Bulletins Techniques

Product Name PDF
TYTRO® Shotcrete System
TYTRO® Technical Bulletin

Brochures de Produit

Product Name PDF
TYTRO® Shotcrete System Brochure
Products & Accessories

Products

  • Product Name
  • Description
  • Key Benefits
  • Applications Type
STRUX® 90/40 Synthetic Macrofiber
Description

STRUX® 90/40 synthetic macro fiber reinforcement is a unique form of high strength, high modulus synthetic macro reinforcement that is evenly distributed throughout the concrete matrix.

Key Benefits
  • Enhances safety
  • Eliminates concerns of proper positioning of reinforcement
  • Provides superior crack control
  • Corrosion Resistant (non-ferric)
Application Type

STRUX® 90/40 is specifically engineered to provide high, post-crack control performance.

STRUX® BT50 Synthetic Macro-Fiber
Description

STRUX® BT50 synthetic macro fiber reinforcement is a high strength, high modulus synthetic macro reinforcement that imparts toughness, impact and fatigue properties to concrete. STRUX® BT50 is a patented engineered design providing superior post-crack control performance with a broad range of applications.

Key Benefits
  • Savings from reduced labor costs and shorter construction time
  • Non corroding
  • Controls both plastic and drying shrinkage
  • Increased crack resistance, ductility and energy absorption or toughness
  • Improved impact resistance
Application Type

STRUX® BT50 fibers are primarily designed to replace steel fibers, welded wire fabric, light rebar and other select secondary reinforcement in slab-on-ground flooring.

TYTRO® HC 250
Description

TYTRO® HC 250 is a ready-to-use, liquid, non chloride solution specifically designed to control and stabilize the cement hydration of shotcrete for long periods (up to 72 hours) without negatively influencing the quality of shotcrete.

Key Benefits
  • Increased durability to all exposures
  • Improved workability
  • Reduced water content
  • Improved pumpability
Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
TYTRO® AE 250
Description

TYTRO® AE 250 is an air-entraining admixture which generates a highly stable air-void system for increased protection against damage from freezing and thawing, severe weathering, or de-icer chemicals.

Key Benefits
  • Improved workability
  • Reduced water content
  • Improved pumpability
  • Bleeding and segregation minimized
Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
TYTRO® AE 254
Description

TYTRO® AE 254 is an air-entraining admixture which generates a highly stable air-void system for increased protection against damage from freezing and thawing, severe weathering, or de-icer chemicals.

Key Benefits
  • Increased durability to all exposures
  • Reduced water content
  • Improved placement
  • Bleeding and segregation minimized
Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
TYTRO® MF 120
Description

TYTRO® MF 120 is an aqueous water-reducing admixture specifically formulated to enhance the properties of cementitious mine backfill.

Key Benefits
  • Improved rheology
  • Better pumpability
  • Optimized backfill
Application Type

TYTRO® MF 120 is used in all mine backfill applications where it is desired to minimize the binder content yet maintaining workability.

TYTRO® RC 430
Description

TYTRO® RC 430 is a rheology-controlling admixture specifically formulated to improve sprayability and pumpability characteristics of shotcrete by increasing cohesion, provide superior bond to rock substrate, faster strength development, and minimum rebound and dust to tunnels and underground mining shotcrete applications.

Key Benefits
  • Efficient dosage rate
  • Enhanced sprayability
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Lower installed material cost

Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
TYTRO® RM 455
Description

TYTRO® RM rheology modifying and mix-enhancing admixtures are formulated to improve the pumpability and sprayability of the shotcrete mix.​

Key Benefits
  • Improved cohesion
  • Minimum material waste
  • More consistent quality shotcrete
  • Less wear and tear on pumps and pipes
Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
TYTRO® SA 528
Description

TYTRO® SA 528 is a high-performance, alkali-free set accelerator specifically formulated to provide high early strength at low dosage rates and improve productivity by shortening the time of setting without compromising long-term strength and durability

Key Benefits
  • Efficient dosage rate
  • Reduced excavation downtime
  • Improved strength
  • Reduced cycle times
  • Minimum material waste
  • Safer and healthier to handle
  • Robust and easy to formulate
  • Versatile
Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
TYTRO® SA 530
Description

TYTRO® SA 530 is a high-performance, alkali-free set accelerator specifically formulated to provide high early strength at low dosage rates and improve productivity by shortening the time of setting without compromising long-term strength and durability.

Key Benefits
  • Efficient dosage rate
  • Reduced excavation downtime
  • Improved strength
Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
TYTRO® WR 157
Description

TYTRO® WR 157 is a polycarboxylate-based high-range water-reducing admixture specifically formulated to provide prolonged workability, excellent plasticity, and extended slump life in underground shotcrete applications.

Key Benefits
  • Efficient dosage rate
  • Operational flexibility
  • Lower water-to-cementitious materials ratio
Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
TYTRO® WR 158
Description

TYTRO® WR 158 is a polycarboxylate-based high-range water-reducing admixture specifically formulated to provide prolonged workability, excellent plasticity and extended slump life in underground shotcrete applications.

Key Benefits
  • Efficient dosage rate
  • Operational flexibility
  • Improved pumpability
  • Lower water-to-cementitious materials ratio
  • Neutral impact on set time and air content
  • Consistent performance
Application Type
  • Temporary and permanent rock support in tunnels
  • Underground rock support in mining
  • Slope stabilization
Overview

A global team of field technical specialists providing the highest level of performance and support

From the smallest to the largest, the simplest to the most complex underground projects, every project has its own individual challenges. Our field underground shotcrete specialists work closely with customers to help them achieve safer and more efficient shotcrete operations by deploying market-leading technologies, advanced resources (ranging from rapid diagnostic tools to on-site monitoring systems) and unmatched mix optimization capabilities with expert site support and training.

Efficient ground support operations

TYTRO® offers specialty shotcrete admixtures that are formulated for shotcrete mixes to achieve superior flow, enhanced pumpability and sprayability, and prolonged slump life (up to 72 hours) to accommodate logistical and operational needs of every project.

Reduced cycle times

The latest generation of TYTRO® high-performance alkali free accelerators minimize re-entry times by shortening setting time and providing very high early strength.

Thicker passes with less rebound

Featuring the latest in nanotechnology, TYTRO® RC pozzolanic-based rheology control agent brings rebound rates to single digits (6-8%) and allows placement of 2X larger layer thickness in one single pass by providing superior bond to rock substrate and enhanced cohesion.

Optimal mix design

Our world-class laboratory resources and field technical specialists provide customized mix designs to achieve performance requirements and ensure minimum cost. 

Product Warranty

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